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Jon E.

Senior Staff Writer

alberta, canada

Jon E.'s last content update – July 15, 2014, 12:08 a.m.

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Various Artists - Moloch / Meth Drinker - Split LP album cover

Various Artists

Moloch / Meth Drinker - Split LP, 2013

7.8 / 10

Moloch returns a second time for 2013 while Meth Drinker join them this time. Moloch remain relatively the same in that what they do is play a deep dark style ...

Various Artists - Moloch / Ensorcelor - Split LP album cover

Various Artists

Moloch / Ensorcelor - Split LP, 2013

8.2 / 10

This is a record resembling Clash Of The Titans. Both Canada's Ensorcelor and England's Moloch have been lurching in the darkest reaches of the metal underground for a few years. ...

Ulver - Messe I.X - VI.X album cover

Ulver

Messe I.X - VI.X, 2013

8.2 / 10

It has been quite a time since one could easily quantify Ulver and what they do as a unit. Garm has made no secret that he remains generally uninterested in ...

Northless - World Keeps Sinking album cover

Northless

World Keeps Sinking, 2013

7.3 / 10

Milwaukee's Northless have long been trudging within their brand a somewhat sprawling sludge. The band have consistently input further measures of post rock textures into their sound to create something ...

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Ides of Gemini

Interviews Ides of Gemini

Posted March 1, 2014, 5:20 a.m.

The three-way partnership between Sera Timms (vocals/bass), Kelly Johnston (drums/vocals) and J. Bennett (guitar/vocals) forms Ides of Gemini, a reverb-laden doom metal trio. Bennett, a renowned metal ...

Napalm Death

Interviews Napalm Death

Posted Sept. 2, 2013, 4:35 p.m.

When the Decibel Magazine Tour recently came through Calgary, Scene Point Blank was awarded the pleasure of an interview with the legendary Napalm Death. As the bands set up, SPB ...

Pig Destroyer

Interviews Pig Destroyer

Posted Dec. 2, 2012, 1:55 a.m.

SPB ran into J.R. Hayes, vocalist of Pig Destroyer, after the band had blown everyone away during a headlining set at the 5th annual Noctis Metal Fest in Calgary ...

Marduk

Interviews Marduk

Posted Oct. 20, 2012, 9:12 p.m.

After over 20 years as a band, Marduk has earned their respect and moved beyond misconceptions and controversy. The band has played countless shows on countless tours. On their most ...

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The Love Below News

Bands The Love Below News

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, 4:18 a.m.

California’s THE LOVE BELOW will be kicking off yet another West Coast tour this weekend starting off with a Tour Kickoff Bash in Mentone, CA. Having spent the last ...

A389 Records Announce Schedule For 8th Anniversary

Shows A389 Records Announce Schedule For 8th Anniversary

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, 4:16 a.m.

A389 RECORDINGS VIII ANNIVERSARY BASH DOORS AT 4 PM CLUB ROOM RUNNING ORDER 4:15 – 4:30 EDDIE BROCK 4:40 – 4:55 HOMEWRECKER 5:10 – 5:20 HATEWAVES 5 ...

Bands Iron Reagan Annoucne Formation

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, 4:14 a.m.

Official Press Release: Tony Foresta (MUNICIPAL WASTE, NO FRIENDS), LandPhil Hall (MUNICIPAL WASTE, CANNABIS CORPSE), Ryan Parish (DARKEST HOUR, SUPPRESSION, CITY OF CATERPILLAR) and Paul Burnette (DARKEST HOUR, CRACK HEAD ...

Gifts From Enola And Caravels Annou8nce Split Release

Records Gifts From Enola And Caravels Annou8nce Split Release

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, 4:13 a.m.

From the inbox: Partners in crime CARAVELS and GIFTS FROM ENOLA have been threatening to make a split album together for a couple years now, and luckily for all of ...

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Show Review: Terror, Counterparts & Guests

Posted Oct. 15, 2013, 6:33 p.m. by Jon E.

October 12, 2013 Calgary, Alberta @ THE GOLDEN AGE CLUB   After a few hiccups in the booking process (venue issues, etc.) the day finally came for Terror to come back ...

Jon E.'s bio

i was born and raised in philadelphia moved to a few small towns around central pa where i finished high school and complained alot. left for york, pa after that and went through alot of ccraziness including college and girls and bands among other stuff.

Jon E.'s favorite bands

morrissey, earth crisis, boyd rice, death in june, current 93, integrity, withdrawal, blood fountains, coil, depeche mode, killing joke, ceremony, negative approach, slapshot, lucero, the pogues, tom waits, leonard cohen, nick cave, xasthur, biohazard, jo

Jon E.'s SPB contributions

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